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Kiah Welsh

Journalist

Location icon Canada

I love to produce and create stories. I'm currently a Digital Associate Producer at CBC Music.

Contact: [email protected]

Portfolio

CBC Music

CBC Music
Arcade Fire announce first live shows in 2 years on CBC Music

Arcade Fire have announced their first live shows since 2014. The shows will include a Haiti benefit in their hometown of Montreal featuring David Byrne. The Canadian band will headline two European festivals during the same weekend: Spain's Bilbao BBK Live and Portugal's NOS Alive.

CBC Music
Kanye West changes album name again, now called Waves on CBC Music

Kanye West has changed his album name once again. New album title, WAVES - KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) January 27, 2016 #Waves the album formally known as Swish 😭😭😭 - KANYE WEST (@kanyewest) January 27, 2016 The Chicago rapper's album was initially named So Help Me God, before becoming Swish.

CBC Music
Watch President Barack Obama sing Drake's 'Hotline Bling' on CBC Music

Drake's "Hotline Bling" just got a presidential makeover. Baracksdubs, the YouTube channel that seamlessly edits Obama's speeches and then remixes them to sound like lyrics to popular songs, has dropped its latest video. It shows the U.S. president singing to Drake's "Hotline Bling."

CBC Music
Drake signs to grime label Boy Better Know on CBC Music

Drake has announced that he's signed to grime label Boy Better Know, revealing the news today on Instagram. In his caption he writes, "The first Canadian signed to BBK. Big up my brudda @skeptagram for life yeah. And my section gunners too."

CBC Music
Amy Winehouse's father says Oscar-winning documentary is 'misleading' on CBC Music

Although the documentary, Amy, won an Academy Award at the Oscars this past Sunday - Amy Winehouse's father, Mitch, isn't too happy. In a series of Twitter posts, Mitch claims the documentary about his daughter is misleading. (@mitchwinehouse/Twitter ) Asif Kapadia, mentioned in Mitch's tweet, is the British filmmaker who filmed the Oscar-winning documentary.

Humber News Online

Humberjournalism
Ontario vows to eliminate coal-fired power

Ontario is one step closer to becoming the first place in North America to ban the use of coal-fired energy. The minority Liberals plan to introduce legislation on Monday that, if passed, would outlaw the burning of coal in 2014.

Humberjournalism
11/01/2013
Tracking Mayor Ford: An interactive map

A massive document all about a Toronto police investigation has many questioning the extent of Mayor Rob Ford's involvement in a criminal investigation. Ford had many interactions with his occasional driver, Alessandro (Sandro) Lisi in and around several locations in Etobicoke, in Toronto's west end.

Humberjournalism
10/25/2013
The latest from Mayor Ford on third anniversary election win

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is celebrating his third anniversary in office. Ford spoke to the media at the Etobicoke Civic Centre about his future plans for the city. He touched on the ongoing debate over the proposed transit plans, bike lanes on Bloor Street and smoking in public in Toronto's parks.

Humberjournalism
09/26/2013
Run to Remember raises funds for fallen police

Hundreds of police officers will run from Toronto to Ottawa to remember fallen officers and raise money for their families. The National Peace Officers' Memorial Run to Remember is a 460 km relay where police officers run through many communities.

Humberjournalism
10/03/2013
Pet condom campaign spurs sterilization talk

A new ad campaign launched by San Francisco's Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is encouraging pet owners to make sure their pet 'wraps it up' to prevent unwanted pregnancy.

Urbanology Magazine
11/26/2012
Documentary Explores Violence As Disease

The Interrupters is a Chicago-based documentary that tells the story about the infectious disease of violence occurring in the American city’s communities and how individuals, called violence interrupters, are willing to make a difference tackling one situation at a time.

Humberjournalism
10/31/2013
Bixi: Hits and misses around the world

Since its initial launch in Montreal in 2008, Bixi, a bike-sharing system has expanded around the world. Bixi systems are now found in 13 cities around the world including Toronto, New York City and London. Of those cities, Bixi Toronto, Montreal and possibly Ottawa, are facing financial woes in terms of ridership.

Humber News
04/09/2014
Humber News

Humber News (TV)

Urbanologymag
06/17/2013
Conference stresses importance of building artist brand

Smiling from ear to ear and chatting about what to expect at the "It Starts with the DJ Conference," on Saturday, June 8, young people flooded inside a conference room at Toronto's Art Gallery of Ontario, with a desire to learn how to market themselves effectively within today's ever changing music industry.

Humber Radio

Humberjournalism
Carbon monoxide alarms will soon be mandatory in Ont. homes

If you don't have a carbon monoxide detector in your home and you live in Ontario, you will soon have to install one. Ontario lawmakers have now approved a bill that will require all homes in the province to have a carbon monoxide detector.

Urbanology Magazine
07/23/2012
Tre Armstrong Gives Back Through Dance

Hundreds of youth gathered to “Dance It Up” at Canada’s National Ballet School Sunday with an eagerness to learn more about their craft.

Humber Today
03/07/2014
Humber's Weekly Update
Humber News
04/11/2014
Humber News
Urbanology Magazine
02/25/2013
Awards show honours the young, black and gifted

Big smiles, positivity, and encouragement. Those were three things that flowed in abundance at the third annual Dare II Dream, a Toronto premiere Black History event for youth, presented by Young, Black & Gifted and sponsored by the Black Business Professional Association.

Urbanologymag
Heartfelt moments at annual When Sisters Speak concert

When Sisters Speak is the largest and longest running annual spoken word concert of Black, female poets in North America, and it's not hard to understand why. In its 14th year, the event, hosted and produced by Dwayne Morgan, featured six inspiring poets: Raissa Simone, El Jones, Erika Gault, Ify Chiwetelu, Britta Badour and Truth Is.

Urbanology Magazine

Urbanology Magazine
05/06/2013
Kerry Lee Crawford Takes Us Back To Love

Toronto’s corporate community, youth dignitaries and prominent youth organizations came together to collaborate efforts to inspire the minds of the youth in our communities, with the Love Is What Love Does event presented by Tha Love Project.

Humber Radio
11/13/2013
Rob Ford faces critics at City Hall
Humber Radio
11/11/2013
Humber's Remembrance Day Ceremony
Humber Today
01/24/2014
Humber's Weekly Update
Urbanologymag
Future names Toronto the loudest crowd in Canada

Lining the edge of Toronto's Sound Academy stage stands a mosh pit full of screaming Future fans. It is evident Future's Honest Tour can't come soon enough. To start off the night, singer and songwriter, Rico Love, plays an R&B set to entertain the crowd.

Humber Radio
10/07/2013
CN train derailment delays GO service

Personal Segment: Why do we do that?

Humber Radio
11/25/2013
Why do we do that? Hiccup
Humber Radio
11/06/2013
Why do we do that? Cocaine
Humber Radio
10/08/2013
Why do we do that? Snoring

Humber Et Cetera

Humber Et Cetera
02/15/2013
Students ditch Mexico for volunteering

A Humber initiative that offers students the opportunity to connect with local organizations - took place during reading week.

Humber Et Cetera
02/01/2013
Limitless boundaries for art

The Etobicoke Civic Centre Art Gallery launched its first non-objective art exhibition, Out of Bounds, last week.

Opinion

McClung's Magazine
08/01/2009
Women and ads, why does sex sell?

It’s a known fact that sex sells. But how far will advertising executives stoop to sell a product or to gauge a particular market?

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